HBO is slowly deepening its roots in the Asian streaming market. Recently, HBO Asia has announced that they are going to make HBO GO service available in Indonesia to all First Media customers who are eligible HBO subscribers. As of now, HBO GO is only available in Singapore, Philippines, and Hong Kong.
Those who have subscribed to HBO GO can stream their favorite Hollywood movies, HBO Asia Original and HBO Original programmes anytime, anywhere via the internet on their PCs or any other device for that matter. HBO GO has come up with new features, which include download capabilities of HBO Original programmes and popular Hollywood movies from HBO GO’s mammoth VOD library and live TV streaming of HBO Asia’s fleet of channels.
In an interview, CEO of HBO Asia, Jonathan Spink said, “HBO GO subscribers are now having more options to access our growing repertoire of HBO Originals, HBO Asia Originals along with a number of Hollywood Blockbuster movies anytime, anywhere.”
When it comes to Indonesia, HBO GO service is available as a free value-added service to the customers of First Media who have subscribed to the network. Only they are eligible for HBO packs.
Features to look forward to in HBO GO
HBO GO has got a big boost with the arrival of a plenty of new and improved features along with a better user experience and a refreshed new look.
Those who have subscribed to HBO GO will be able to have an unlimited access to a good number of Hollywood movies along with 1,500+ hours of award-winning HBO Original and HBO Asia Original Series and movies.
Along with that, subscribers also get the ability to catch up to their favorite HBO Original programmes at the same time as subscribers would do in the US. There is no need to have an internet connection as well. For all HBO Original titles, there has been a download feature given by the company.
A number of HBO Original Content, which only people from the US were able to see until now will now be available on HBO GO Indonesia.
HBO GO now sports Live TV capability where a gamut of HBO Asia’s fleet of channels such as HBO Signature, HBO Hits, HBO HD, HBO Family and Cinemax is going to be available live in real time on HBO GO through the internet.
HBO GO is one of the fastest growing streaming services in the world just behind Netflix. With HBO GO coming to Indonesia, there is just one direction where HBO GO service can go, i.e., in the forward direction.
Here are some other features that you can find in HBO GO now:
- A better content search functionality with ‘Watchlist’ feature where users are able to create a personalized list of movies or shows to watch.
- The inclusion of parental controls will allow parents to restrict children’s access to objectionable content that is available on HBO.
- To get a great viewing experience on HBO GO, all movies and shows are displayed in HD quality.
- Users can begin watching their videos from where they have left, and this has been made possible with the help of video continuity feature.
- For a number of TV series and select movies, users can get subtitles as well.